Abra Seay

Abra Seay earned her bachelor’s degree in Exceptional Student Education at the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She is entering her 22nd year in education at Flagler Schools in sunny Florida, having taught PreK ESE, Kindergarten, and 2nd grade as a classroom teacher and grades K-6 as an Inclusion Specialist and Academic Coach. Additionally she has been an Early Learning Specialist and the Coordinator of Early Childhood Education. Currently she is a high school Assistant Principal, has five wonderful children and three precious grandchildren.

Teaching Vocabulary: Effective PreK Vocabulary Instruction in the Classroom

By Abra Seay

A child’s educational career is like a marathon, but many students start school only prepared to run a mile and others a 5K.  There’s a monumental difference in children’s word knowledge (also known as word gap or word poverty) when they enter school, primarily based on the educational and socioeconomic level of their parents and…

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